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It seems unthinkable to us today, but in many cases parents were only able to find the money to photograph their children after they had passed away. These photos may have been the only images they had of their sweet babies. These two little girls are beautiful... Memorial Mori Photos, Post Mortem Photography, Victorian Post Mortem, Postmortem Photography, Moment Mori, Memento Mori Mourning, Post Mortem Photographers, Postmortem Photos, Post Mortem Photos
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery Hillside Illinois Antonetta Mazzitelli Sept 26, 1910 April 23 or 27 1919 Antonetta Mazzitelli Sept 26, 1910 April 23 or 27 1919
Antonetta by MistressVampy on deviantART
Victorian death photo
The Thanatos Archive / Early Post-Mortem and Memorial Photography
The Skull Illusion - a morbid curiosity...
margaret gunning's house of dreams: "I see dead people": Victorian post-mortem photography
Vintage pensative woman by MementoMori-stock on deviantART
Franziska Brachmann 26.8. 1988 - 9.11. 2004, car accident
Montreal Circa 1870 by Gregory Sullivan
....probably my favorite post mortem picture...just amazingly artistic and beautiful----poor baby :(
Margaret Alice West On saturday, september 30, 1865, at 3 o'clock am, of congestion of the lungs, Margaret Alice, infant daughter of William K. and Julia E. West aged 3 years, 1 month and 10 days. September 30, Post Mortem Photography, Victorian Post Mortem, Victorian Postmortem, Postmortem Photography, Margaret Alice, Infants Daughters, Alice West, Postmortem Photos
Margaret Alice West On saturday, september 30, 1865, at 3 o'clock am, of congestion of the lungs, Margaret Alice, infant daughter of William K. and Julia E. West aged 3 years, 1 month and 10 days.
The smallest man The embalmed body of the smallest man who ever lived, enshrined in a decorative case of painted wood, walnut and glass. Merrick & Hertz freakshow USA - 1912
The boy is oddly positioned wedged in-between mom and arm of chair,legs positioned for support,arm and hand are lifeless at his side.